gut

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English gut, gutte, gotte, from Old English gutt (usually in plural guttas (guts, entrails)), from Proto-Germanic *gut-, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰewd- (to pour). Related to English gote (drain), Old English ġēotan (to pour). More at gote, yote.

The verb is from Middle English gutten, gotten (to gut).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡʌt/
  • (US Inland North)
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌt

Noun[edit]

gut (countable and uncountable, plural guts)

  1. The alimentary canal, especially the intestine.
  2. (informal) The abdomen of a person, especially one that is enlarged
    beer gut
  3. (uncountable) The intestines of an animal used to make strings of a tennis racket or violin, etc.
  4. A person's emotional, visceral self.
    I have a funny feeling in my gut.
  5. (informal) A class that is not demanding or challenging.
    You should take Intro Astronomy: it's a gut.
  6. A narrow passage of water.
    the Gut of Canso
  7. The sac of silk taken from a silkworm when ready to spin its cocoon, for the purpose of drawing it out into a thread. When dry, it is exceedingly strong, and is used as the snood of a fishing line.

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Translations[edit]

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Verb[edit]

gut (third-person singular simple present guts, present participle gutting, simple past and past participle gutted)

  1. (transitive) To eviscerate.
    The fisherman guts the fish before cooking them.
    The lioness gutted her prey.
  2. (transitive) To remove or destroy the most important parts of.
    Fire gutted the building.
    Congress gutted the welfare bill.

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Adjective[edit]

gut (comparative more gut, superlative most gut)

  1. Made of gut, e.g., a violin with gut strings
  2. Instinctive, e.g., a gut reaction

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • got (northern Moselle Franconian)
  • jot (Ripuarian)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German (*)guod, northern variant of guot.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gut (masculine gude, feminine gut, comparative besser, superlative et beste)

  1. (southern Moselle Franconian) good

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Norwegian gutt.

Noun[edit]

gut c (singular definite gutten, plural indefinite gutter)

  1. boy, lad, bloke
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From English gut.

Noun[edit]

gut c (singular definite gutten, not used in plural form)

  1. gut (intestines of an animal used to make strings of a tennis racket or violin, etc)

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • gůt (Early New High German)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German guot, from Proto-Germanic *gōdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰedʰ-. Cognate to Dutch and West Frisian goed, English good, Danish, Norwegian and Swedish god.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡuːt/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ɡʊt/ (colloquial, generally only for the interjection)
  • (Germany)
    (file)
  • (Austria)
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːt

Adjective[edit]

gut (comparative besser, superlative am besten)

  1. good (acting in the interest of what is beneficial, ethical, or moral)
  2. good (effective; useful)
  3. good (fortunate)
  4. good (having a particularly pleasant taste)
  5. well, OK (in good health)
  6. all right, fair (satisfactory)
  7. good (full; entire; at least as much as)

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Adverb[edit]

gut (comparative besser, superlative am besten)

  1. well (accurately, competently, satisfactorily)
    Die Mannschaft hat gut gespielt.
    The team played well.

Interjection[edit]

gut

  1. okay, all right, now then
    Gut, dann fangen wir mal an.
    All right, then let's get started.

Further reading[edit]

  • gut in Duden online

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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gut

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Dutch guit (troublemaker).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gut m (definite singular guten, indefinite plural gutar, definite plural gutane)

  1. a boy (young male)

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References[edit]

“gut” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German gut, Dutch goed, English good.

Adjective[edit]

gut (comparative besser, superlative bescht)

  1. good
  2. kind

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Romansch[edit]

Noun[edit]

gut m (plural guts)

  1. drop

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English good.

Adverb[edit]

gut

  1. well

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Welsh[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gut

  1. Soft mutation of cut.